Jean Thomas Collection

Jean Thomas, the "Traipsin' Woman," was director of the American Folk Song Festival. Her files contain official and personal correspondence related to her organization and promotion of the festival, as well as other programs, clippings, photographs, and a typescript of her autobiography.

A Finding Aid for the collection pdf is available online and in print (housed with the collection).

To view pictures of Jean Thomas, visit the digital collection of photos housed in the Photographic Archives of the University of Louisville.

Jean Thomas